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DHA Supplementation Improves Memory, Cognitive Function in Elderly

by | November 12th, 2010

Supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in older adults who have mild cognitive impairment may improve memory and cognitive function, a randomized controlled trial suggests.

According to the results of the Memory Improvement with Docosahexaenoic Acid Study trial, 900 mg/day DHA given for 24 weeks improved learning and memory function in healthy elderly adults with age-related cognitive decline.

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Trying to eat healthier? Great. Just avoid these 9 common diet mistakes. WebMD

by | October 5th, 2010

One of the happiest days of my life was when I found out that chocolate (yes, chocolate!) was actually good for me. The rich, creamy candy I’d been surreptitiously snacking on since I was a kid was packed with heart-healthy antioxidants. I gleefully loaded up my shopping cart with bars and bags of chocolate —…Read the Rest of Article

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Commonly Used Medication Associated with Future Stroke

by | September 9th, 2010

A recent study presented at the European Society of Cardiology found Short-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen and Neproxen) was associated with an increased risk of stroke in a Danish population study including only healthy individuals.

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Anal Bleaching, Vaginal Bleaching, And Underarm Bleaching: Growing Trends or Internet Myths? (Guest Writer)

by | August 25th, 2010

The idea of bleaching or lightening the most sensitive areas on the body including the anus, vagina, underarms, nipples, and male genitals has recently entered into the mainstream media and culture. The roots of this cultural and cosmetic phenomenon can be traced back to the television show “Dr. 90201” in which a plastic surgery client inquired about having this procedure performed. Since the airing of that episode, numerous articles have been written about the subject due to its monumental increase in popularity.

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Things You Need To Know About Obstetric Ultrasound, Guest Writer

by | May 19th, 2010

One of the great things about technology today, with regard to women’s health, is obstetric ultrasound. This technological wonder allows doctors to determine what is going on inside a person’s body without the use of invasive procedures or x-rays.

Obstetric ultrasound can help identify health, or the lack there of, in blood flow, organs and their function, and if you’re pregnant, it allows them and you to see the incredible wonder going on inside your body. This is a magnificent event and gives you your first look at your baby. Generally, you can see almost everything from the formation of body parts to the baby’s little heart beat

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